Here is the answer to the 80s timeline:

United States troops invaded the island of Grenada and declared victory in only a matter of weeks.

Michael Jackson’s world famous Thriller music video is broadcasted for the first time on MTV.

And who knew trains could be such a turn on if it wasn’t for the movie Risky Business in 1983 And In that year The Fixx Released  this hit which peaked at number two on the charts here is “One Thing Leads To Another”